Scottish League One
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Stranraer 0-3 Cowdenbeath

Cowdenbeath got back to winning ways as they convincingly beat Stranraer at Stair Park.

The visitors, who ended a run of three games without a win, went ahead when Brad Donaldson got past his marker and met Liam Callaghan's corner to head in.

Kyle Miller doubled their advantage just before the hour mark.

Substitute Robbie Buchanan sealed the victory as Cowdenbeath moved a point behind Stranraer, who drop down to eighth in Scottish League One.

Line-ups

Stranraer

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1McGurn
  • 4Pettigrew
  • 24Rumsby
  • 19Mair
  • 3KeenanSubstituted forAitkenat 67'minutes
  • 2Robertson
  • 23ThomsonBooked at 74mins
  • 14LongworthSubstituted forMcGillat 63'minutes
  • 10Stirling
  • 7CairneyBooked at 42minsSubstituted forTurnerat 72'minutes
  • 20McGuigan

Substitutes

  • 5Barron
  • 6Aitken
  • 11McCloskey
  • 12Samson
  • 13Currie
  • 16Turner
  • 18McGill

Cowdenbeath

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Sneddon
  • 2DonaldsonBooked at 45mins
  • 3Scullion
  • 4El-Zubaidi
  • 5Adamson
  • 6Brett
  • 7MillerSubstituted forKaneat 86'minutes
  • 8Murdoch
  • 9Callaghan
  • 10SpenceSubstituted forJohnstonat 82'minutes
  • 11SmithSubstituted forBuchananat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Yaqub
  • 14Kane
  • 15Hughes
  • 16Orritt
  • 17Hunter
  • 18Johnston
  • 19Buchanan
Referee:
John McKendrick
Attendance:
345

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamCowdenbeath
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home0
Away3
Shots on Target
Home0
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away9
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Stranraer 0, Cowdenbeath 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Stranraer 0, Cowdenbeath 3.

  3. Post update

    Craig Johnston (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Scott Robertson (Stranraer).

  5. Post update

    Craig Johnston (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Scott Robertson (Stranraer).

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Chris Kane replaces Kyle Miller.

  8. Post update

    Liam Callaghan (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Turner (Stranraer).

  10. Goal!

    Goal! Stranraer 0, Cowdenbeath 3. Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Dean Brett.

  11. Post update

    Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Turner (Stranraer).

  13. Post update

    Foul by Craig Johnston (Cowdenbeath).

  14. Post update

    Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Craig Johnston replaces Greig Spence.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Lee Mair.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Robbie Buchanan replaces Gordon Smith.

  18. Post update

    Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Gordon Smith (Cowdenbeath).

  20. Booking

    Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.